Francesco Guidolin has bad news on Alexis Sanchez and gives Udinese advice on fourth place. “We mustn't feel like victims.”
The Friulani had been unbeaten in 2011 before running into two consecutive defeats to Lecce and Roma, so Lazio have recaptured fourth.
“We must not lose our concentration,” said the Coach. “The last thing we must do now is feel like victims. That is the mentality of a weak man. We must never seek short-cuts to reach an objective.”
The club was furious with the referee after their goal was disallowed in stoppages, allowing Roma to win with the last kick of the game.
“We must note there were three big mistakes in that match. Giampiero Pinzi gave away the penalty. Cuadrado's error led to the winning goal. Then there was the third, by the referee.
“At the end of the day, the best team will win the race for Champions League qualification.”
Udinese have relied heavily on starlet Sanchez, who pulled out during the warm-up of their 2-1 defeat to Roma with muscular problems.
“I think it'll be very difficult for Sanchez to recover in time for the extremely tough game we have coming up against Napoli. I still maintain hope, though.”